10 contradicting things about INFPs

View my original article at Introvert, Dear.  The INFP personality type can feel like a walking paradox. Why is this? Well, it’s because the INFP’s cognitive functions often contradict each other. For instance, although INFPs are Perceivers (which means they prefer an adaptable lifestyle), they lead with a Judging function, Introverted Feeling (which is concerned with establishing … More 10 contradicting things about INFPs

A letter to any INFPs who have ever felt misunderstood

Find my original article at Introvert, Dear.  Dear fellow INFP, I’m writing this letter to remind you that your gifts and talents are valuable, even though at times you may feel like the world does not appreciate you. INFPs tend to be wallflowers: we possess a quiet, shy demeanor. However, that’s only how we appear … More A letter to any INFPs who have ever felt misunderstood

My INFP confession: I sold a part of my soul in order to be happy

As an INFP, my motto in life is “be yourself.” This, for me, means being authentic and living according to my values. Every decision that I make is a reflection of who I am and what I believe in. As well, I despise conformity: it entails giving up on my personhood—what makes me unique—in order … More My INFP confession: I sold a part of my soul in order to be happy

5 stereotypes About INFPs

Read the original Introvert, Dear article here.  There are a lot of misleading stereotypes about the INFP personality type on the Internet. They’re thought to be indecisive, emotionally vulnerable, and overly idealistic, among other things. I think that’s why it took me so long to identify as an INFP—not all those stereotypes resonate with me. Let’s shed some light … More 5 stereotypes About INFPs

4 ways INFPs can make the most of their cognitive functions

Read the original article on Introvert, Dear here.  INFPs can be an unstoppable force that can move mountains—in the real world and not just in their dreams. The secret to tapping into your potential as an INFP is to understand how to use your cognitive functions fully. If you identify as an INFP personality type, … More 4 ways INFPs can make the most of their cognitive functions

How NP types can fight through the laziness

View my original post on Thought Catalog.  Those who have NP letters as part of their Myers-Briggs personality type (which includes INFPs, INTPs, ENFPs, and ENTPs) also share this in common: laziness. And if you’re reading this and you identify yourself as any of those personalities listed, I’m sure you understand how frustrating it is … More How NP types can fight through the laziness